Abnormal Psychology, 17e, Global Edition – eTextBook

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  • Authors: Jill M Hooley, Susan M Mineka, Matthew K. Nock James N. Butcher
  • File Size: 37 MB
  • File Format: PDF
  • Length: 792 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson International; 17th edition (2016)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01DV759Q8
  • ISBN-10: 1292157763 / 0133852059
  • ISBN-13: 978-1292157764 / 978-0133852059

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About The Author

James N. Butcher

James N. Butcher

Dr. James N. Butcher was born in West Virginia. He enlisted in the army when he was 17 years old and served in the airborne infantry for three years, including a one-year tour in Korea during the Korean War. After military service, he attended Guilford College, graduating in 1960 with a BA in psychology. James received an MA in experimental psychology in 1962 and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, in 1990 and an honorary doctorate from the University of Florence, Florence, Italy, in 2005. Dr. Butcher is currently professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He was associate director and director of the clinical psychology program at the university for nineteen years! He was a member of the University of Minnesota Press’s MMPI Consultative Committee, which undertook the revision of the MMPI in 1989. James was formerly the editor of Psychological Assessment, a journal of the American Psychological Association, and serves as consulting editor or reviewer for numerous other journals in psychiatry and psychology.

He was actively involved in developing and organizing disaster response programs for dealing with human problems following airline disasters during his career. Dr. Butcher organized a model crisis intervention disaster response for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and organised and supervised the psychological services offered following two major airline disasters: Aloha Airlines on Maui and Northwest Flight 255 in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. James Butcher is also a fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment. He has published sixty books and more than two hundred and fifty articles in the fields of personality assessment, abnormal psychology, and cross-cultural psychology.

Jill M Hooley

Jill M Hooley

Dr. Jill M. Hooley is a professor of psychology at Harvard University. Jill is also the head of the clinical psychology and experimental psychopathology program at Harvard. Jill was born in England and received a BSc in psychology from the University of Liverpool. This was followed by research work at Cambridge University. She then attended Magdalen College, Oxford, where she completed her DPhil. After a move to the USA and additional training in clinical psychology at SUNY Stony Brook, Jill took a position at Harvard, where she has been a faculty member since 1985.

Dr. Jill Hooley has a long-standing interest in psychosocial predictors of psychiatric relapse in patients with severe psychopathology such as depression and schizophrenia. Dr. Hooley's research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and by the Borderline Personality Disorder Research Foundation. Jill uses fMRI to study emotion regulation in people who are vulnerable to depression and in people who are suffering from borderline personality disorder. Another area of research interest is nonsuicidal self-harming behaviors such as skin cutting or burning.

In 2000, Dr. Jill. Hooley received the Aaron T. Beck Award for Excellence in Psychopathology Research. Dr. Hooley is also a past president of the Society for Research in Psychopathology. The author of many scholarly publications, Dr. Hooley was appointed Associate Editor for Clinical Psychological Science in 2012. She is also an associate editor for Applied and Preventive Psychology and serves on the editorial boards of several journals including the Family ProcessJournal of Family Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, and Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment. In 2015 Dr. Jill received the Zubin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Psychopathology Research from the Society for Research in Psychopathology.

At Harvard, she has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in psychiatric diagnosis, introductory psychology, schizophrenia, mood disorders, abnormal psychology, clinical psychology, and psychological treatment. Reflecting her commitment to the scientist-practitioner model, Jill also does clinical work specializing in the treatment of people with depression, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders.

Matthew K. Nock

Matthew K. Nock

Dr. Matthew Nock was born and raised in New Jersey. He received his BA from Boston University (1995), followed by two masters (2000, 2001) and a PhD from Yale University (2003). Matt also completed a clinical internship at Bellevue Hospital and the New York University Child Study Center (2003). Dr. Nock joined the faculty of Harvard University in 2003 and has been there ever since, currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Psychology. While an undergraduate student, Matt became very interested in the question of why people do things to intentionally harm themselves and he has been conducting research aimed at answering this question ever since. Matthew's research is multidisciplinary in nature and uses a range of methodological approaches (e.g., laboratory-based experiments, epidemiologic surveys, and clinic-based studies) to better understand how these behaviors develop, how to prevent their occurrence and how to predict them. Matt's work is funded by research grants from the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, and several private foundations. Matt’s research has been published in over hundred scientific papers and textbook chapters and has been recognized through the receipt of awards from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, American Psychological Association, and the American Association of Suicidology. In 2011 he received a MacArthur Fellowship (aka, “Genius Grant”) in recognition of his research on self-harm and suicide. At Harvard, Dr. Nock teaches courses on various topics including statistics, research methods, psychopathology, and cultural diversity. He has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards including the Petra Shattuck Prize and the Roslyn Abramson Teaching Award.

Susan M Mineka

Susan M Mineka

Dr. Susan Mineka, born and raised in Ithaca, New York, received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude in psychology at Cornell University. She received a PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and later completed a formal clinical retraining program from 1981 to 1984. She taught at the University of Wisconsin—Madison and at the University of Texas at Austin before moving to Northwestern University in 1987. Since 1987 Dr. Mineka has been a professor of psychology at Northwestern, and from 1998 to 2006 Susan served as director of clinical training there.

Dr. Mineka has taught a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses, including motivation, learning, abnormal psychology, introductory psychology, and cognitive-behavior therapy. Her current research interests include cognitive and behavioral approaches to understanding the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.

Susan Mineka is currently a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. She has served as editor of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology (1990—1994). She also served as associate editor for Emotion from 2002 to 2006 and is on the editorial boards of several of the leading journals in the field. She was also president of the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology (1994—1995) and was president of the Midwestern Psychological Association (1997). Susan also served on the American Psychological Association’s Board of Scientific Affairs (1992—1994, chair 1994), on the Executive Board of the Society for Research in Psychopathology (1992—1994, 2000—2003), and on the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Society (2001—2004). During 1997 and 1998 Susan was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford.

A comprehensive overview of abnormal psychology, with DSM-5 coverage throughout. Abnormal Psychology 17e Global Edition provides a engaging and comprehensive introduction to the primary psychological disorders studied within the discipline. Maintaining a focus on the individuals at the heart of the study of abnormal psychology, the authors employ a biopsychosocial approach that helps students achieve an understanding of the holistic context in which abnormalities of behavior occur. In addition to the contributions of new co-author Matthew Nock, the 17th edition has been extensively updated to reflect DSM-5 diagnostic categories, classifications, and criteria.

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